House on Haunted Hill is quite an atmospheric movie. It has spooky background music, plenty of cobwebs, ceilings that drip blood, and organs that play all by themselves and... oh, I nearly forgot, it also has one of the best horror actors of the day - Vincent Price. You can find out more about House on Haunted Hill at A Passion For Horror. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: house on haunted hill, vincent price, 1959, horror
Immanuel Rath, an old bachelor, is a professor at the town's university. When he discovers that some of his pupils often go into a speakeasy, The Blue Angel, to visit a dancer, Lola Lola, he comes there to confront them. But he is attracted to Lola. The next night he comes again--and does not sleep at home. This causes trouble at work and his life takes a downward spiral.You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: pdmovies
byWriters: Tom Buckingham story, Howard Higgin story, Runtime: 1:14:33
The Painted Desert (1931) Clark Gable Western pardners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over which is to be "father." They are still bitterly feuding years later when they own adjacent ranches. Bill, the foundling whom Cash has raised to young manhood, wants to end the feud and extends an olive branch toward Jeff, who now has a lovely daughter. But during a mining venture, the bitterness escalates. Is Bill to be set against his own... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Stars: William Boyd, Clark Gable, Helen Twelvetrees, and William Farnum
This print is significantly sharper than the other copy here at IA. A historical drama about the early trials and tribulations of the German princess who was to become Catherine, Empress of all the Russias. Directed by Alexander Korda & Paul Czinner Released in 1934 complete print a.k.a. "Catherine the Great" favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: biopics, dramas, historical dramas, Elisabeth Berger, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Flora Robson
This pristine print is much sharper and cleaner than the existing IA copies. Plus it has a smaller download file. Loner John Wayne changes his outlaw ways when he falls under the spell of beautiful Quaker Gail Russell, A classic American western with a solid cast, good production values and the Duke at his best. Written and directed by James Edward Grant. Released in 1947. a.k.a. "The Angel and the Outlaw" Complete print favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: westerns, Quakers, John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot
Following the collapse of the Twin Towers - and Building 7, an explanation gelled that the jet impact and fire led to "progressive” building collapses. Scientific journals supported the official 911 story. It seemed all agreed intense heat caused the floor trusses and the vertical columns to weaken then fail, resulting in the "pancake" collapses. Members of the 9/11 Truth movement still claim key evidence was ignored or distorted. Some suggest an explosive demolition... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Politics
This film's 3.5GB MPEG2 file found elsewhere at IA is reformatted here as a much smaller MP4 with equal video quality. A romantic melodrama set against a background of the heyday of steam railroading. It's noted for its accurate and vivid depictions of railroad operations in the 1930s. The featured players are Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur and Robert Armstrong. Directed by George B Seitz. US release 1930. UK release 1931. Complete print. TRIVIA: "Danger Lights" was the first widescreen... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Dramas, melodramas, '30s steam railroading, Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur, Robert Armstrong, Frank...
Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return.You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: pdmovies
"Philco Television Playhouse" Marty (1953) Director: Delbert Mann Story by Paddy Chayefsky Cast: Rod Steiger, Nancy Marchand, Nehemiah Persoff Original Air Date: 24 May 1953 (Season 5, Episode 23) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Television Playhouse, Classic TV, 1950's Television, NBC, Kinescope, Live TV, Philco, 1953
This print is much sharper and cleaner than the existing IA copy, plus it is in the correct aspect ratio. A lavishly produced wartime propaganda epic with an all-star cast. Like the film "Mission to Moscow" its purpose was to boost support for our Russian ally. It opens as a lighthearted semi-musical, but then abruptly erupts in violence and stark tragedy as the Nazis attack and occupy a peaceful Ukrainian village. Corny at times, over the top at times, yet there is no denying this... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: dramas, war dramas, propaganda, WW2, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan, Jane...
Curiosity propels two teens, Meg and Nath (Allene Roberts and Lon McCallister) to explore an apparently abandoned house in the countryside. Of course they are warned to stay away from the secluded place. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery
This a sharper version without the cropped frames of the other copy here at IA. A luminous biopic of the legendary Flemish painter. Alexander Korda considered this to be his finest film. It also features one of Charles Laughton's greatest early performances. An outstanding supporting cast includes, among others, Gertrude Lawrence and Elsa Lanchester. Directed by Alexander Korda. Released in 1936. Complete print. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: dramas, biopics, Rembrandt van Rijn, Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester
byWriters: Rex Carlton original story and Joseph Green original story
The Brain That Wouldn't Die - Full Version (1962) Dr. Bill Cortner has been performing experimental surgery on human guinea pigs without authorization and against the advice of his father, also a surgeon. When Bill's fiance Jan Compton is decapitated in an automobile accident, he manages to keep her brain alive. He now needs to find a new body for his bride-to-be and settles on Doris Powell, a glamor model with a facial disfigurement. Jan meanwhile doesn't want to continue her body-less... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: The Brain That Wouldn't Die, B Movie, Horror, Sci Fi, Stars Jason Evers, Virginia Leith and Leslie...
No more uploads I was very satisfied with FTP uploading at archive.org. I was able to see exactly how much of the upload had been completed. I was able to see the rate at which the upload was progressing. And, perhaps most important of all, I was able to resume an interrupted upload. In other words, if I had uploaded 90% of a file when the connection was lost, all I had to do was reconnect and upload the remaining 10%. The programmers at archive.org have eliminated the best way of uploading,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: mystery, horror, Vincent Price
From IMDb: Schani, Johan Strauss Jr., is forced by his father to forget music and to work in a bakery. Here he falls in love with Resi. The girl gets very jealous when a rich and beautiful contessa asks Schani to write a waltz for her. Schani writes and plays it, but he is always loyal to his girlfriend. Stars: Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, and Fay Compton Note: The movie player above plays with video out of sync with audio. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Romance, Strauss, Music, Biography, Hitchcock
NOTE: Only the MKV file is HD, the others are derived at lower resolutions. *cough* Kevin VandeWettering *cough* jk... seriously though. MKV is HD, The h264 mp4 is 480p. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
In a peaceful Ukrainian village, the school year is just ending in June 1941. Five young friends set out for a walking trip to Kiev, but their travels are brutally interrupted when they are suddenly attacked by German planes, in the first wave of the Nazi assault on the Soviet Union. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Drama, War, Anne Baxter
Johnny O'Clock (1947) High-class gambler gets in trouble with the law. Director: Robert Rossen Writers: Robert Rossen (screen play), Milton Holmes (original story) Stars: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes and Lee J. Cobb favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, Crime, Gambling
"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman. 115 min. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews ) Topic: Martha Ivers, Lewis Milestone, Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas